Most of us know this feeling all too well: You’re driving down the highway, keeping pace with the flow of traffic, and everything seems normal – when suddenly the car ahead of you hits their brakes hard.
America’s roads are getting more dangerous. For years, this was not the case. The data showed fewer motor vehicle fatalities with every passing year.
Since the early 1980s, our nation’s roads had been getting safer. Public awareness campaigns, law enforcement efforts, and technological developments in automotive safety had been combining to produce a trend – with minor fluctuations – of fewer deaths on America’s roads by the year. And then the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
On the morning of February 23 of this year, Tiger Woods was involved in a serious single-car collision when his vehicle left the roadway on a curved stretch of road in Rancho Palos Verdes, near Los Angeles, California. The sloping, windy roadway curved off to the right, but shortly after 7 AM, according to his «more»